Spain

Here you can download the chapter on Spain from Wilf’s book Nowhere to Lay Our Head. There may have been minor edits and updates since its original publication.

HOMAGE TO SPANISH ANARCHISM (PDF file – 22 pages, 218 KB)

Contents:
HOMAGE TO CATALONIA
THE PROTEST TRADITION IN CATALONIA
BARCELONA’S MERCANTILE EMPIRE AND ‘AUSTRALIAN’ CASTILE
SPANISH ABSOLUTISM, CATALAN REVOLTS AND GUERRILLA WAR
THE SPANISH ‘LIBERAL’ LABYRINTH
AGRARIAN RELATIONS AND ANDALUSIAN REVOLT
THE RISE OF A CAPITALIST ECONOMY IN SPAIN’S PERIPHERY
CLASS CONFLICT IN ANDALUSIA AND BARCELONA
A PLAGUE OF INITIALS: PSOE AND UNIONS
THE CNT VERSUS BOURGEOIS AND STATE
THE RIVERA DICTATORSHIP
LA NINA BONITA
CLASS STRUGGLE IN CATALONIA AFTER 1931
THE TWO BLACK YEARS: THE BIENIO NEGRO
THE LAND, ZARAGOSSA AND ASTURIAS
THE PRELUDE TO CIVIL WAR?
THE PEOPLE IN ARMS
THE POLITICS OF TRANSITION IN SPAIN
THE PSOE’S POLITICAL ECONOMY OF NEO-LIBERALISM?